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24 September 1916 – A night of mixed fortunes

One of the largest attacks so far was carried out overnight on England. Twelve German Navy Zeppelins (L13, L14, L17, L21, L22, L23, L31, L32 and L33 attack Nottingham, Grimsby and London killing 40, injuring 130, and causing widespread damage. 425 more words


1 August 1916 - Another unsuccessful Zeppelin raid

Overnight, the German Navy attempted another large Zeppelin raid with 10 ships, L11, L13, L14, L16, L17, L21, L22, L23, L30 and L31. In the event, L21 and L30 turned back and only eight actually reached England. 519 more words


3 May 1916 - Multiple air raids

The German tactic of air raids on Britain has been a relative failure in terms of damaging war capacity or interrupting production. However, the prospect of further bomb attacks continues to weigh heavily on the minds of the public as civillians continue to be killed indiscriminately. 714 more words